FIFPRO today launches a new Global Player Council (GPC) to put men and women professional footballers at the heart of decision-making in international football.
The 29-strong council will assist FIFPRO and its 66 affiliated national player associations to represent footballers in negotiations about global issues that directly affect them including the international match calendar, employment standards, the use of personal data and social media abuse.
The group of players, which had their first […] FIFPRO Global Player Council strengthened with 29 men and women footballers
In the run-up to the match against Mallorca, Xavi Hernández did not overlook the damage that the international break has done to his squad. The Barcelona coach assured that the plague of injuries is a pity “after a very controlled start to the season in that regard.”
Faced with such a setback, Xavi has said it would be good to be able to find a formula that helps avoid so many injuries and so much fatigue that these international windows accumulate.
“It’s difficult,” Xavi said. “I think […] Barcelona coach Xavi's solution to bring an end to the FIFA virus – SPORT
Barcelona made it six wins in LaLiga in a row as they beat Mallorca 1-0 on Saturday thanks to Robert Lewandowski’s goal.
Lewandowski’s ninth strike in the league was enough to seal the victory, but Barça also needed goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to be in top form.
The win temporarily takes Barça ahead of Real Madrid at the top of the table.
Madrid will look to maintain their 100% winning start to LaLiga on Sunday when they host Osasuna.
With Ronald […] Mallorca 0-1 Barcelona: Inevitable Lewandowski makes the difference again – SPORT
After a ‘moved’ (and full of injuries) stop of selections, the FC Barcelona returns to the action in LaLiga Santander 2022-2023 to confront to the RCD Mallorca by the seventh day of the domestic championship, from the 21:00 hours (CEST). The team trained by Xavi Hernández wants to give continuity to the good feelings that had left in the last weeks and encarrilar his sixth consecutive triumph in what it goes of season. It is a key proof before going back to the Champions League to measure in […] Line-ups of the RCD Mallorca-FC Barcelona of LaLiga Santander 2022-2023
It was one of the soap operas of the summer and it still has not reached its end. Man United are still interested in signing Frenkie de Jong and per ESPN, he’s still an absolute priority for Erik ten Hag, the coach.
De Jong made it clear he had no interest in leaving, however he’s not a part of Xavi’s starting XI all the time and this month will make it clear how important or not he is to the team.
His personal situation has not changed – he still loves the city and so […] A decision still to make for Frenkie de Jong – SPORT
When FC Barcelona and Inter Milan get together on Tuesday night, for a UEFA Champions League group stage clash, it will be a match-up with a whole lot of illustrious European football history.
Inter have 3 European Cup/Champions League titles, in 5 title game appearances. They also have 2 UEFA Cup/Europa Leaguer titles, coming in 4 final game appearances. Meanwhile Barca have won Europe 5 times, with having reached the finale three more times, giving them a total of 8 final game […] FC Barcelona at Inter Milan (UCL) Starting XI Predictions – The Sports Bank
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It has taken two years, three months and 13 days for FC Barcelona to assume the summit of the La Liga table.
The Blaugrana are sitting at top of the La Liga, level on 19 points with eternal nemesis Real Madrid after the Los Blancos
Barcelona, coached by former midfielder Xavi Hernandez, have been in phenomenal form in the opening seven games of the Spanish elite division.
Barcelona coach Xavi sets new La Liga record, surpassing […] Barcelona return to the top of La Liga for the first time in two years, three months and 13 days
Barça face a major European trip
After a hard-fought win away to Mallorca to extend their winning streak in La Liga, Barcelona travel to Italy for a massive Champions League group stage match against Inter Milan at San Siro on Tuesday night.
This crazy month of October will go a long way in deciding Barça’s European fate, and their chances of qualifying for the Round of 16 will be largely dictated by the two straight meetings with Inter in the next 9 days. Four or six points will pretty […] How will Barcelona line up against Inter Milan at San Siro in the Champions League?
Barcelona’s win over Mallorca made it 18 games unbeaten away from home for Xavi, who set a new La Liga record and beat the previous streak held by Zinedine Zidane.
Xavi can rub it in next time too as Barca’s next match away from home in the Spanish top flight is at the Santiago Bernabeu.
18 – Xavi Hernández has not lost any of his 18 LaLiga away games as Barcelona manager (W13 D5), the best unbeaten start away from home by a manager in the competition’s history (Zinédine Zidane with […] Five talking points from Real Mallorca 0-1 Barcelona – Barca Blaugranes